Mars album surpasses 1 million UK sales

Paul Williams

The Elektra/Atlantic debut tipped over seven figures earlier this week, joining XL's two Adele albums 21 (3.4 million) and 19 (1.1 million) among the year to date's millionaire sellers, according to the Official Charts Company. The Mars album was number 10 on the weekly chart last Sunday and has kept that position in the latest midweek rankings, selling another 43,000 copies this week up to the end of Thursday.

At this stage last year no albums had sold more than ...

Login to access this article

To access this article you need to be a subscriber. If you are a subscriber login below.

Start your 4 week Free Trial

Register for a Music Week trial to access this article.

Sign up for your free trial to Music Week, the no 1 weekly trade magazine for anyone who needs to understand the business of music. For four whole weeks we will provide you with great, in-depth journalism that gets right inside the business of music in print and 24/7 online. With both the print and digital edition you will be able to enjoy the whole Premium experience of a subscription to Music Week - absolutely free.

Start your free trial


If you have previously taken a trial you will need to subscribe to access this article.

Subscribe Now
subscribe link free-trial link

follow us...